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Claire Luce Baldwin is an illustrator and writer based in Portland, Oregon. Her work is inspired by a passion for wilderness and storytelling, and her mediums include watercolor, pen and ink, photography, and ceramics. 


She completed 2 years at Tyler School of Art, then followed her passion for social and environmental justice to University of Maryland, where she graduated with a B.A. in Maternal and Child Health Equity in 2016. She's worked as an environmental educator in Northern California; a prep-cook in Stehekin in North Cascades National Park; a front desk clerk in Glacier National Park; and a Park Ranger, field school instructor, and Youth Conservation Corps Crew Lead in Grand Canyon National Park. In 2018, she created a centennial poster series for Grand Canyon.

She is currently a Development and Outreach Associate for Ecology in Classrooms and Outdoors, an ecology education nonprofit serving the Pacific Northwest. Claire continues her illustration and writing practice, and is available for commission work. Her illustrated, Young Adult retelling of Thumbelina is underway, and exclusive excerpts can be accessed by supporters of her Patreon.

Dream Projects:

  • Children's illustrated guides to National Parks or outdoor environments

  • Progressive retellings of fairy tales

  • Anything to do with travel, women's rights, health, racial justice, or the environment

Claire is available for commissions. Please use the contact form below to get in touch.

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A video-based landscape illustration course is available now on Skillshare.


Fabric and wallpaper with hand-illustrated patterns.


Everything from yoga mats to coffee cups featuring unique patterns


For monthly support, receive letters, stickers, custom prints, and more!


The photos and stories behind my process

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